Archive for July, 2010

Rainier Valley Food Bank donations

The RVFB really appreciated a delivery today of fresh cauliflower, chard, and beets. We are gonna keep em’ comin’ as Orca produces delicious organic goodness for the masses this summer.

An amazing partnership

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The Dirty Dozen- the most pesticided produce!

Read about it here on CNN…

The Dirty Dozen (most amount of pesticides)
Celery
Peaches
Strawberries
Apples
Domestic blueberries
Nectarines
Sweet bell peppers
Spinach, kale and collard greens
Cherries
Potatoes
Imported grapes
Lettuce

The Clean 15 (least amount of pesticides):
Onions
Avocados
Sweet corn
Pineapples
Mango
Sweet peas
Asparagus
Kiwi fruit
Cabbage
Eggplant
Cantaloupe
Watermelon
Grapefruit
Sweet potatoes
Sweet onions

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Summer updates- July heat!

Things have really started to grow around here, right after students get out for summer vacation. But we are planning for fall harvests for students and plenty o’ food bank donations this summer. It’s getting hot out here, with tomatoes EXPLODING (pizza in September?!), and flowers really starting to bloom. The photos below are some of the highlights of the summer so far.

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